Soda is a non alcoholic beverage that shows adverse affects on human beings if consumed in excessive quantities. Reports show that due to presence of sodium benzoate in soda, more individuals on consuming soda get attacked with asthma disease. Every day in America 11 individuals die due to asthma and the annual cost incurred by health care system in asthma disease is $18 billion.
Excessive consumption of soft drinks can lead to different heart diseases and in year 2006, every one out of four deaths were due to heart disease. Soft drinks contain high content of phosphoric acid that leads to osteoporosis and out of total osteoporosis patients, 80% are women and 20% are men.
The relations between obesity and soda consumption is very strong and medical research has determined that for every additional soda consumed, the risk of obesity raises by 1.6 times. People drinking more amount of soda are 80% more prone to develop type – 2 diabetes disease and obesity.